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Blog entry by ND2ELK posted 11-19-2009 03:43 AM 5590 reads 0 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Guys & Gals

I have not been looking much at the LJ site for the last month and a half because I have been mostly bow hunting during my free time. I shot a nice 9 point buck and decided it was time to get back in the shop again.

While I was hunting, my new equipment was delivered. I got a Jet 14” Deluxe Pro Band Saw, Jet 17” Drill Press, Jet 12” Planer/Jointer Combo, Jet 1 1/2 HP Shaper, Jet 16-32 Drum Sander, Rigid Oscillating Edge Belt/Spindle Sander and a Powermatic Bench Top Mortiser. Seven good reasons to get back in the shop! I want to thank my lovely wife for allowing me to get this equipment.

As I get the equipment set up, I will add pictures of each piece here and do a separate tool review as I use them for awhile. It is great to be back in the shop and looking at the LJ site again. Do you realize how many postings are put on in a month and a half !!!!! I don’t think I will ever get caught up again.

God Bless


-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#1 posted 11-19-2009 03:47 AM

Wow Christmas comes early these days .. Congratulations on the 9 point

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#2 posted 11-19-2009 03:48 AM

Very nice buck Tom very glad for you I know how you love hunting.
I don’t know if you had to choose between your woodworking and your hunting which you would choose?

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#3 posted 11-19-2009 03:54 AM

wow !
a great dear .
a great deer .
and a shop full of new tools !

life is good .

welcome back !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 11-19-2009 03:57 AM

good job on both hobbies !! ... really cool

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 11-19-2009 03:57 AM

Did you rob a bank at bow point? That’s some nice stuff you got there and a lot of nice tools also. :-)

Looking forward to your reviews.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 11-19-2009 04:04 AM

Congrats on the Deer and most of all the new equipment, it is fun isn’t it!!

‘the SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 11-19-2009 04:04 AM

meat on the table tonight…..what fun it will be to continue your shop set up..have fun…and get some saw dust made…...your burnin daylight….lol

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Scott Bryan

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#8 posted 11-19-2009 04:19 AM

Tom, congrats on the new tools. It is always exciting when we get a new tool in the shop but this many at once would give me adrenaline overload. I am looking forward to seeing your reviews.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 11-19-2009 04:43 AM

Noce Shop! you should see mine. LOL!!!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#10 posted 11-19-2009 04:47 AM

Whoo eee you got it all a nine point a a great shop full of new toys what more could a guy want.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 11-19-2009 05:47 AM

WOW! Hey, can your wife talk to my wife? At-A-Boy on the Buck. Looks like a nice spread on it.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#12 posted 11-19-2009 06:12 AM

Nice buck. That’s not easy with a bow!

And not only did Christmas come early it came all at once. Wow what a haul. What a wife!

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#13 posted 11-19-2009 06:13 AM

The buck is great, but those “trophies” in the shop are even nicer!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#14 posted 11-19-2009 07:48 AM

Well, apparently you will be eating well and playing hard the next couple of months. I’d be happy just to have the drum sander. I hope jet gave you a quanity discount!!! Most excellent!!!


-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#15 posted 11-19-2009 12:59 PM

Wow! I can’t wait to see the new tools set up.

Mmmmm, deer jerky.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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